Iraq faces among the worst case scenario in water supply and according to “Just Foreign Policy”, about 1,455,590 Iraqi innocent civilians deaths due to US invasion in Iraq since 2003. This is not a small number since more than a million innocent Iraqi civilian deaths within nine years.
Just Foreign Policy is an independent and non-partisan membership organization dedicated to reforming U.S. foreign policy by mobilizing and organizing the broad majority of Americans who want a foreign policy based on diplomacy, law and cooperation.
The Iraq Water Project or IWP is a project initiated by Veterans for Peace, Inc. (VFP). VFP is the United States national veterans Peace & Justice organization based in St. Louis, Missouri. “Veterans for Peace” was founded in 1985 where the members are among military veterans since Spanish Civil War (1936-39) until the recent conflicts which have been created by the US government and its allies. Veterans for Peace is an official Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) represented at the UN and their mission is to put end of war.
“What we are doing is destroying an entire society. It is as simple and terrifying as that.” – Denis Halliday (former UN coordinator of the Oil for Food Program and Nobel Peace Prize nominee)
Information on nations that involved in Desert Storm operation could be obtained from a website by Scott O’Hara, Operation Desert Storm.
In addition information regarding nations that involved in invasion of Iraq in 2003, could be obtained from Wikipedia, Invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Iraq Water Project – How we can help?
The principal partner for “Iraq Water Project” was Life for Relief & Development, a non-profit organization headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. Life for Relief & Development is dedicated to alleviating human suffering in Iraq and many other parts of the world.
However lately, Iraq Water Project is working with Muslim Peacemaker Teams, Iraq. They are helping in providing water filter or water filtration units, helping supply clean water for schools, hospitals and the Iraqi people.
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Veterans for Peace
- Iraq Water Project -
216 South Meramec Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63105
VOICE (314) 725-6005
FAX (314) 725-7103
For more information, please contact:
Art Dorland, Chairman
1585 Coventry 7-C
East Cleveland, OH 44118